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Why It's So Important That Women Empower Other Women

Women's empowerment starts with how women treat other women.<p>Created by SheKnows Media and BlogHer, a new video features a few of the women from this year's BlogHer15 conference advisory board discussing the importance of women supporting one another in a collective effort to educate and empower …

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Rohingya refugees lose jobs, forced to relocate after Narendra Modi govt brands them 'security threat' - Firstpost

<b>New Delhi:</b> It has been several days since 17-year-old Nurankis, mother of two, has heard from her husband after he left for Agra to look for a …


Gene-editing breakthrough found to minimize hearing loss in mice could help humans

Scientists are one step closer to using CRISPR-Cas9 to cure some types of hearing loss.<p>In a paper published Wednesday in Nature, researchers describe …

Harvey Weinstein responds to Salma Hayek calling him her 'monster'

Late Wednesday, Harvey Weinstein countered major points of Salma Hayek's <i>New York Times</i> column alleging sexual harassment during the production of their movie <i>Frida</i>.<p>Hayek is the latest Hollywood star to come forward with allegations of sexual harassment against fallen movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.<p>In …

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After Landfall: Life after Hurricane Harvey Video

Five days after Hurricane Harvey slammed into the southern coast of Texas, William Weeks came face to face with his worst nightmare.

What will happen now that net neutrality is gone? We asked the experts

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted last week to repeal net neutrality rules. What comes next is either faster, expanded internet access, or a dystopian internet ruled by quasi-monopolists. Or, more likely, somewhere in between.<p>Quartz polled more than 20 academics, broadband …

Mapped: the countries that have legalised same-sex marriages

The LGBTQ community across the world saw several highs and lows in 2017, but is ending the year on a high note. Australia legalised same-sex …